‘Upvaas nu kand’: Sameera Reddy, mom-in-law share a nutritious yam recipe

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Yam (jimikand), a sort of starchy vegetable, might not function in your on a regular basis menu, however it should be famous that it comes filled with quite a few well being advantages. As such, how about attempting a yam dish for dinner tonight? If you’re prepared to experiment within the kitchen, right here’s a tremendous straightforward and wholesome recipe from Sameera Reddy and her mother-in-law, Manjri Varde.

“I don’t know if this (yam) can get into one thing scrumptious however let’s strive it out,” Sameera stated within the Instagram video. Manjri additional revealed that this dish — upvaas nu kand — was typically ready in her mom’s home for fasts (upvas), as she narrated the detailed recipe.



*Finely chop 1.5-inch ginger
*Slice 3 inexperienced chillies lengthwise
*Roast and pound a small cup of peanuts
*Finely chop a small cup of coriander leaves
*Grate half a coconut
*1 tablespoon jeera
*2 tablespoons ghee


*Peel the yam and chop it into 1-inch items
*Put it into a stress cooker, add a little salt, and little or no water. Cook for five whistles
*Now, warmth kadhai and put a little ghee
*Fry ginger and chillies. Add peanuts, jeera, boiled yam, coconut, and coriander
*Give it a good stir, cowl, and depart it for a while (give a dum)
*Add salt, if required

“Purple yam is very nutritious. It is a good supply of fiber, and antioxidants and helps keep blood sugar and it’s nice for intestine well being,” Sameera wrote as she shared the recipe on her Instagram.

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